Beliefs (Aqeeda) (Page 2)

Was Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq Sunni or Shi’i? Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq (80-148 AH) was a pious Sunni scholar and the great-great-grandson of the Prophet Muhammad [Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him]. He was from the generation of the Followers (Tabi’een) and would narrate hadiths, most of which he had heardContinue Reading…

What Takes a Person Out of the Fold of Islam? The General Boundaries of Islam Imam Tahawi states in his well-known creed, “A servant is not considered to have left his faith except by denying that which originally caused him to enter into it,” i.e., except by denying one’s veryContinue Reading…

Dhikr – Remembrance of God Dhikr is the means by which Stations yield their fruit, until the seeker reaches the Divine Presence. On the journey to the Divine Presence the seed of remembrance is planted in the heart and nourished with the water of praise and the food of glorification,Continue Reading…